I’m going to kick off my first Wednesday Writings post with a character interview, because Rose Swansea very much wants to be absolved of her sins. This young English immigrant is haunted by the stalker who killed her lover, and despite escaping to a Manhattan speakeasy catering to practitioners of the occult, the masked Aidos … Continue reading Interview With A Character: Rose Swansea
Now that exclusivity rights are up with Writers Tribe Review, I’m excited to bring “Tea With A Demon” home to my little website 🙂 Tea With A Demon Published in Writers Tribe Review’s “Humor” Issue, Fall 2013 Mrs. Chinsey arrived for dinner at the Flitterbys’ home an hour late that evening. Her graying hair, normally … Continue reading Tea With A Demon
So I was watching an episode of Doctor Who the other day **side note below** that centered on ghostly spirits haunting a Victorian-era funeral home (of course these “ghosts” ended up just being some malevolent inter-dimensional beings from the other side of the universe… buuut the ghostly gist still stuck with me). I began to … Continue reading An Ancient Ghost Story
Have you ever been so busy with the day to day grind that you lose track of your life’s mission? I haven’t written, I mean really written, in weeks. I know part of it is because I finished a crazy move and have to juggle unpacking, buying apartment stuff, working and keeping up with my … Continue reading Writing Again…Kind Of…
So I finally heard back from the literary agent I’d pitched to in October. Here’s the gist: “Thank you for sharing LIGHT with me and I apologize for the length of time it has taken me to respond… While I really love the Victorian setting with the paranormal twist, I regret to say that I … Continue reading Denied.
So I found the most perfect costume ever imagined by human ingenuity: the Alien Unicorn- my favorite creature 🙂 In celebration of this epic purchase, I’ve decided to write a short short story about an alien unicorn. One disclosure though- I won’t have time to edit it or try to actually make it anything artistic. … Continue reading My Halloween Costume Has Inspired A New Story
So I’ve talked about my first book a little bit but I’ve never posted bits of it on here. That’s going to change today. Below is the scene where the novel’s main character, 19th century English aristocrat Emma Collins, has her first… ahem… encounter… with this eccentric (possibly even insane?) man. He turns out to … Continue reading Meet Ambrosius…